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Xbox One antenna support becomes official with $60 U.S. TV tuner

Users can view a full channel guide, pause and rewind live programming, and stream the video signal to other networked devices.

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Android Wear's big 5.1.1 update is arriving now on older watches

The Asus ZenWatch, LG G Watch R, and LG G Watch are first in line for a bunch of new features.

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Xiaomi sets up an online U.S. accessory shop, but stock sells out quickly

The “beta” store sells limited quantities, with expensive shipping straight from China.

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Apple rolls out cheaper Retina iMac, 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch

Apple upgrades its largest laptop, offers a downgrade for its most expensive all-in-one.

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Google Cardboard gets a VR design boss as alternate realities become big business

Can the former lead designer of Google Search help turn Google Cardboard into more than a toy?

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TiVo will soon stream your media library with Plex support

The DVR box rounds out its app lineup by letting users stream their videos, music, and photos from a networked computer.

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Backup and Restore feature returns in leaked peek at Windows 10 build 10123

Microsoft may backtrack on Windows 8's file backup solution, giving users more control over which files they can flag for safekeeping.

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LG returns to Windows Phone with a whimper

Three years after swearing off Microsoft's mobile platform, LG is back with a budget handset for Verizon Wireless.

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Chromecast gets four more TV network apps; here's what it still needs

Google's streaming video dongle has the support of most major streaming services, though it still has a handful of blind spots.

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Amazon Echo update lets you shop without raising a finger

Owners can now bark out orders to buy stuff. And thus, the endgame for Amazon’s cylindrical speaker is revealed.

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ADT hooks up with LG to compete in the budget smart-home space

The home security giant gives a glimpse at its automation ambitions, including a high-end security camera and Nest integration.

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Rdio's cheaper music plan combines ad-free radio with a handful of on-demand songs

If you can't decide between Internet radio and on-demand streaming, Rdio's $4 per month plan will give you a bit of both.

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Wolfram's nifty new Image Identify site tells you what's in a picture (sometimes)

The new website lets you drop in any image and attempts to identify it, though it's more amusing than practical at the moment.

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Too many remotes? Sideclick can help (but don't order one yet)

Sideclick's IR attachment adds power and volume controls to Roku and other media streamers, but its existing Kickstarter project is a dead campaign walking.

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TiVo says it can mimic Aereo without ending up in court

After the U.S. Supreme Court deemed Aereo illegal, TiVo thinks it can bring the broadcast DVR service back from the dead.